Recent in Sun Care (page 7 of 9)
Aug 24, 2007
The safety of aluminum in sunscreens and sunblocks is being questioned by scientists at the Birchall Centre for Inorganic Chemistry and Materials Science at Keele University.
Aug 1, 2007 | Robert Y. Lochhead, PhD, University of Southern Mississippi
Traditionally, soaps and personal cleansers are deposited on washcloths or sponges before being applied to the body. More than a decade ago, convenience products were introduced in the form of surfactant-impregnated dry woven or nonwoven cloths. Several new patents have recently been issued in the area of wipes, which are described here.
Jul 17, 2007
A new invention by AmorePacific acts on uniform polymer-coated inorganic nanoparticles with enhanced UV-scattering and emulsion dispersion characteristics.
Jun 20, 2007
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has stirred up the sun care industry with its recent survey and ranking of 780+ sunscreens.
May 9, 2007
People in Washington, D.C., and New York City are the most sun-smart, while those in Chicago are the least, according to an American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) survey.
May 8, 2007
The following formulation is a o/w emulsion sunscreen formulation.
Apr 30, 2007 | Jennifer Davis, Doreen Petersen and Daniel Li, National Starch Personal Care, Shanghai, China
Acrylic-based film-forming polymers lend properties of water resistance to both traditional and nontraditional sunscreen formulations. Dehydroxanthan gum is a film-forming polymer, a rheology modifier and an SPF booster in sunscreen systems containing zinc oxide. Illustrations are provided...
Apr 24, 2007
Arkema has developed this sun spray formulation to provide formulators with the opportunity to combine comfort and efficiency for high SPF sun care formulations.
Apr 10, 2007
The following formula is a w/o sun cream formulated for sensitive skin by Degussa.
Mar 14, 2007
The p53 protein has not only been shown to prompt the skin to tan in response to UV light, it also may reduce sun-seeking behavior.
Mar 13, 2007
This formulation is a sun cream for sensitive skin.
Jan 30, 2007
An animal study by the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center has indicated that topically applied brown algae may prevent skin cancer.